Definition of sensationalize
: to present in a sensational manner
Examples of sensationalize in a Sentence
Journalists should report the news accurately without trying to sensationalize it.
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SENSATIONALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sensationalize for English Language Learners
: to describe or show something in a way that makes it seem more shocking than it really is
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